Additional Protocol to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Republic of Iceland consequent on the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania,


Published: 2003-10-14

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Additional Protocol to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Republic of Iceland consequent on the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union

Official Journal L 130 , 29/04/2004 P. 0089 - 0092


Additional Protocol

to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Kingdom of Norway consequent on the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union

THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY

and

THE KINGDOM OF NORWAY

HAVING REGARD to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Kingdom of Norway signed on 14 May 1973, hereinafter called the "Agreement", and to the existing arrangements for trade in fish and fishery products between Norway and the Community,

HAVING REGARD to the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union,

HAVING REGARD to the Agreement on the Participation of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic in the European Economic Area, hereinafter referred to as the "EEA Enlargement Agreement",

HAVING REGARD to the existing regime for trade in fish and fishery products between Norway and the Acceding Countries,

HAVE DECIDED to determine by common accord the adjustments to the Agreement consequent on the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union,

AND TO CONCLUDE THIS PROTOCOL,

Article 1

The text of the Agreement, the Annexes and Protocols, which form an integral part thereof, the Final Act and the Declarations annexed thereto shall be drawn up in the Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Slovak and Slovenian languages and those texts shall be authentic in the same way as the original texts. The Joint Committee shall approve the Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Slovak and Slovenian texts.

Article 2

The special provisions applicable to imports into the Community of certain fish and fishery products originating in Norway are laid down in this Protocol and the Annex thereto.

The annual duty free quotas provided for in the Annex to this Protocol shall be implemented for the period 1 May 2004 to 30 April 2009. The quota levels shall be reviewed by the end of that period taking into account all relevant interests.

The additional quota for frozen peeled shrimps (CN code 1605 20 10 ) shall be opened upon settlement of the issue of allowing for transit of fish and fisheries products, landed in Norway by Community vessels, through Norway to the Community.

Article 3

A TARIC subdivision of CN code 0304 90 22 shall be created for frozen flaps of herring (butterflies), to which shall be associated the same preferential tariff measure as that provided for products of CN code 0304 20 75, in order to give frozen flaps of herring the same preferential treatment as frozen fillets from 1 May 2004.

Article 4

This Protocol shall be ratified or approved by the Contracting Parties in accordance with their own procedures. The instruments of ratification or approval shall be deposited with the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union.

It shall enter into force on the same day as the Treaty concerning the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union of 16 April 2003, provided that the instruments of ratification or approval of the following related agreements and protocols have been deposited as well:

(a) Agreement on the Participation of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic in the European Economic Area;

(b) Agreement between the Kingdom of Norway and the European Community on a Norwegian Financial Mechanism for the period 2004-2009;

(c) Additional Protocol to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Republic of Iceland consequent on the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union; and

(d) Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the Kingdom of Norway concerning certain agricultural products.

Article 5

This Protocol is drawn up in duplicate, in the Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish languages each of these texts being equally authentic.

Hecho en Luxemburgo, el catorce de octubre de dos mil tres./V Lucemburku dne ctrnáctého ríjna dva tisíce tri./Udfærdiget i Luxembourg den fjortende oktober to tusind og tre./Geschehen zu Luxemburg am vierzehnten Oktober zweitausendunddrei./Sõlmitud neljateistkümnendal oktoobril kahe tuhande kolmandal aastal Luxembourgis./Έγινε στο Λουξεμβούργο, στις δέκα τέσσερις Οκτωβρίου δύο χιλιάδες τρία./Done at Luxembourg on the fourteenth day of October in the year two thousand and three./Fait à Luxembourg, le quatorze octobre deux mille trois./Gjört í Lúxemborg fjórtánda dag októbermánaðar árið tvö Þúsund og Þrjú./Fatto a Lussemburgo, addì quattordici ottobre duemilatre./Luksemburga, divtukstos tresa gada cetrpadsmitaja oktobri./Priimta du tukstanciai treciu metu spalio keturiolikta diena Liuksemburge./Kelt Luxembourgban, kétezerhárom október tizennegyedikén./Magmul fil-Lussemburgu fl-erbatax-il jum ta' Ottubru fis-sena elfejn u tlieta./Gedaan te Luxemburg, de veertiende oktober tweeduizenddrie./Utferdiget i Luxembourg den fjortende oktober totusenogtre. /Sporzadzono w Luksemburgu dnia czternastego pazdziernika dwa tysiace trzeciego roku./Feito no Luxemburgo, em catorze de Outubro de dois mil e três./V Luxemburgu strnásteho októbra dvetisíctri./V Luxembourgu, dne stirinajstega oktobra leta dva tisoc tri./Tehty Luxemburgissa neljäntenätoista päivänä lokakuuta vuonna kaksituhattakolme./Som skedde i Luxemburg den fjortonde oktober tjugohundratre.

Por la Comunidad Europea/For Det Europæiske Fællesskab/Für die Europäische Gemeinschaft/Για την Ευρωπαϊκή Κοινότητα/For the European Community/Pour la Communauté européenne/Per la Comunità europea/Voor de Europese Gemeenschap/Pela Comunidade Europeia/Euroopan yhteisön puolesta/På Europeiska gemenskapens vägnar

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For Kongeriket Norge

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ANNEX

SPECIAL PROVISIONS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 2 OF THE ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL

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